Tech Cocktail Sessions DC sponsored by Capital One Labs
Jun 19, 2013 6:30 pm - Jun 19, 2013 9:00 pm
Starting a business is hard. Building it into a successful company is even harder. What if you could learn firsthand from the entrepreneurs who have already done it? Already had failures, successes?
Sessions, Tech Cocktail’s new speaker series, brings the experiences of successful entrepreneurs to you so you can learn valuable lessons for your startup. Hear their stories in their own words and ask them your questions in an intimate setting. Check some of our impressive speakers from past Tech Cocktail Sessions events.
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INTRODUCING OUR AWESOME SPEAKERS:
Hooman Radfar – Founder/Chariman of AddThis
Hooman is an entrepreneur, executive and investor with demonstrated experience in product development, strategy, operations, financing, and M&A. He has deep knowledge in social platforms, big data infrastructure, and online marketing.
Radfar is co-founder & chairman of AddThis, the world’s largest social infrastructure and data platform for publishers and advertisers. Reaching 1.3 billion unique users monthly, AddThis social plugins and analytics are used by over 14 million web sites to increase traffic and engagement. AddThis’ social data platform leverages over 100TB of data daily to enable over 500 brands to reach connected audiences around the world via real-time bidding platforms.
He is a frequently requested speaker at conferences like AdTech, OMMA, SXSW, Digital Hollywood, Web 2.0 Expo, and CES. Named one of Tech’s Best Entrepreneurs in BusinessWeek, a two-time Washington Tech Titan, and one of iMedia’s 25 most influential online marketing professionals. Hooman has been featured in print, radio and television outlets like NBC, ABC, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Fast Company and more.
Radfar is an investor and board director at Always Prepped and serves as an adviser for Alpha Labs.
ALEXIS JUNEJA – Co-Founder and VP, Strategic Development of Curbed Media
Alexis is Co-Founder and VP, Strategic Development of Curbed Media, a lifestyle media company. The company delivers intelligence on real estate & design; dining & nightlife; and, shopping & style via its three brands: Curbed, Eater & Racked. Through the years, Alexis has been involved in every stage of company development from incorporation, to ad sales, to capital raising; she now focuses on strategic partnerships and corporate development.
Prior to joining Curbed full-time, Alexis worked in investment and organizational management with particular emphasis on venture capital & private equity at Cambridge Associates, Goldman Sachs, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Corporation, FLAG Capital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering. She received a BA from Wesleyan University and a MBA from Harvard Business School. Along the way she earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, which has no relevant application to running a digital media company, so far. Alexis is a mentor for DC-based, Acceleprise. From time to time, with increasingly less frequency, she blogs it up at Earlystager.com.
Twitter handle: @lexjuneja
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!!
Title Sponsor, Capital One Labs
Partner, American Airlines
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